Alesha Dixon's talk show hopes

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 12 July 2009
Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon's talk show hopes

British singer Alesha Dixon has revealed US talk show host Oprah Winfrey is one of her idols, and she would love to become an interviewer like her

Alesha Dixon wants to be Oprah Winfrey.

The British singer has a huge amount of respect for the US talk show host, and would love to branch out into TV at some point in her career.

She said: "My music idol is Beyonce Knowles and my TV idol is Oprah. I love Oprah and want to be her. I'd love to do a show like hers. I'm making a documentary this year about absent fathers, which will be hard hitting."

The 30-year-old star - who has just been announced as the new judge on British TV show 'Strictly Come Dancing' - also revealed that although she hopes she is still successful in 10 years time, she will settle for just being happy.

She told Britain's Cosmopolitan magazine: "I'll be 40, so maybe I'll be drowning my sorrows with a bottle of vodka! Only joking. I'd like to still be working but be more chilled out. I pray to God that I'll be in a good place and that I'll be optimistic about turning 50. And I like to think I'll have a family."

Alesha Dixon

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